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Job Title:  Senior Supply Chain Finance Analyst

Facility:  Remote USA
Location: 

Jackson, Michigan, United States

Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Why work for Dawn Foods?

 

PEOPLE.    PRODUCTS.   CUSTOMERS.

 

Why should you apply? We invest in you!

  • Industry-leading health insurance on Day 1!
  • Competitive Pay
  • 401(K) + company match
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional training
  • Family-owned business with over 100 years in service
  • An opportunity for career advancement, working as part of an empowering workforce.

 

Job Purpose and Overview

As an integrated member of the Finance Supply Chain team, the Financial Analyst III is a key business partner to the North America Supply Chain Functions supporting 20+ Distribution Centers, as well as Regional and Functional Supply Chain Leaders providing financial analytics, guidance, and insights on effective and efficient Supply Chain execution that are varied and complex in nature. The ideal candidate will have experience with the timely processing of month-end close books and working within a role demanding proactive support in formulating budgets and forecasts. Persistent collaboration across the entire Dawn business at all levels on operational and strategic thoughts is key to success.

 

This is a hybrid position that requires in-person training at the Home Office in Jackson, MI for the first two months (2 weeks per month) with up to 15% travel.

 

 

What will you do as a Financial Analyst III at Dawn Foods? 

  • Under limited supervision and in close coordination with the NA Finance Supply Chain peers, supports all US Supply Chain functions with thought leadership covering all business aspects and financial analytics that are varied, complex, and repetitive in nature.
  • Co-leads and co-executes with the NA Finance Supply Chain peers on the month-end close process for all NA Distribution Centers ensuring stated and reliable financial statements. This includes reviewing actual versus budgeted/forecasted spending and issuing monthly variance statements.
  • Provides leadership, guidance, and assistance to the Supply Chain Regions, SIOP, Ops Management, and Transportation areas in the formulation of their budgets/forecasts.
  • Business partners with the Supply Chain leaders and Distribution Center Supply Chain Leaders to elaborate insights and financial key metrics to make recommendations on actions to improve supply chain execution aligned with Dawn’s business strategy. Conducts analyses in such areas as financial performance, cost per pound, cases per people hour, utilization, mix, rate of return, working capital, investments, and other financial-related matters, etc. Drawing out the implications, the “so what?” and the “what now?” are critical.
  • Supports SIOP across all Regions and manufacturing plants on all aspects related to inventory and inventory write-offs (reporting, accruals, loss reduction, turnover increase, DIOH optimization, etc).
  • Conducts special financial and business-related studies as requested by management, including supporting the creation of ROI/CER analytics.
  • Plays a significant role in designing, implementing, administering, continuously improving, and running financial systems, business templates, and procedures ensuring internal controls and efficient as well as effective execution.
  • Assists in the development of business policies and performance measures.
  • Works collaboratively across company functions and the entire finance team to reach Dawn's overall business goals.
  • Provide backup support for other Finance positions as required.
  • Duties require significant evaluation, originality, or ingenuity.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to Business Partners as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Demonstrates the “Dawn Values” of Team Dawn and supports the Circle of Excellence.

 

 

What Does It Take to be a Financial Analyst III at Dawn Foods? 

Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.   

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of related financial experience as a Finance Business Partner
  • Experience within the supply chain or related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong commercial business acumen and understanding coupled with the
    desire to understand the details as well as the strategic view.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex situations in easy-to-understand and
    digestible thoughts.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel including, Visual Basic, PowerPoint, etc.
  • SAP required; Oracle desired.
  • Ability to provide financial support and handle multiple tasks within an open and interactive environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet short deadlines.

 

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

  • The normal setting for this job is an office environment or work-from-home office with up to 15% travel.

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.

 

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.” 

 

About Our Benefits 

Dawn is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry, and we reward our people with comprehensive health and well-being coverage, competitive compensation packages, and award-winning benefit offerings. We also help protect your future financial health with a generous 401(k) matching program that provides additional retirement funds and many tools and resources on financial wellness. Dawn encourages professional growth through tuition assistance and educational programs, and we are always searching for ways to improve our industry-leading services and benefits. 

 

 

Compensation Range: 

$76,460 - $119,280 with bonus incentive

 

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An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.

 

Requisition ID: 35738

An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Date:  Jun 26, 2024

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to careers@dawnfoods.com.

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